Hi and welcome to JA. You can decline to be appointed here.The following form is filed in the Superior Court where the person is deceased.
After 30 days here you are presumed to have waived it or you can sign disclaimer.
8001. Unless good cause for delay is shown, if a person named in awill as executor fails to petition the court for administration ofthe estate within 30 days after the person has knowledge of the deathof the decedent and that the person is named as executor, the personmay be held to have waived the right to appointment as personalrepresentative.
DECLINATION AS EXECUTOR/EXECUTRIX
I, ____________________________________________________ named as the
Executor/Executrix of the will of _________________________________________,
do hereby decline to serve as Executor/Executrix of said will.
Dated this ____________ day of _____________________________, 20____.
STATE OF: _______________________________________________
I, ____________________________________________, a notary public in and for
said state, do hereby certify that __________________________________________,
whose name is ***** ***** the writing above, has this day acknowledged the same
Given under my hand this ___________ day of ________________________, 20___.
My Commission expires _______________________________________________.